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“Perfect Basis for your Stay in Managua” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel La Pyramide

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Hotel La Pyramide
Ranked #5 of 51 Hotels in Managua
Certificate of Excellence
Munich
2 reviews
“Perfect Basis for your Stay in Managua”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

If you want to feel like home, choose Manfred's La Pyramide as your hotel in Managua. We went to Nicaragua for sightseeing allover the country and had our basis at Managua in La Pyramide. Manfred has a multitude of invaluable hints for Managua and was always obliging to us. We mostly appreciated the hotel's own taxi (around 18 $ to the airport) as we did not trust the taxi drivers in Managua. In that way, we had always safe trips in Managua. If you speak a bit Spanish to find your way and do not have too much luggage, you can also take the public buses in Managua, which are ridicularly cheap and also safe.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

Manfred deserves a 20 on a scale of 1 to ten for being an exceptional host. He's in the category of "travel angel." I also enjoyed the quirky one-of-a-kind character of the hotel. Stay in the top floor room if you can. This was everything we needed and more to begin and end our trip to Nicaragua on a good note.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

La Pyramide is a wonderful oasis in Managua. It sits in a nice residential neighborhood near Metro Centro, the rooms are delightfully quirky (all named after Egyptian deities or pharaohs), breakfast (and other meals) are quite good (the place actually started as a restaurant), and the owner (Manfred) is simply wonderful to deal with. When you check in, you're greeted with a large glass of cold juice, Manfred can arrange transport to sites/bus stations around the city, and gives great advice about what to see in Nicaragua and how to get there.

The two rooms I stayed in (Ra and Tutenkamen) were both large and had good AC and wireless connection. Bathrooms, too, are good size; as with many budget accommodations in Nicaragua, water is solar heated, so not very warm for showers.

Heartily recommended.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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East Wenatchee, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

What the other reviewers are saying is true. Our first trip to Managua and it worked out very well, in large part because we had Manfred's advice. We came to Managua to visit our daughter and to see whatever we had time to see. From the time we got off the airplane and picked up our bags we had a great time. The hotel driver was waiting out front and took us right to our hotel room. Manfred gave us directions and filled us in on the available tours. He led us to one tour company that worked out excellently and on another day we hired the hotel driver for a trip to a volcano and a Lake Nicaragua boat ride. We got stuck without a cab outside of the city and Manfred rescued us in the hotel van. Good meals in the hotel. Clean, safe, a couple blocks from several restaurants, and very quiet.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

I am so glad that we stayed at La Pyramide for a night in Managua, for it was incredibly relaxing and so enjoyable. The service here is impeccable! Manfred went out of his way for us by dropping us off at a dinner hot spot as well as the ATM late at night, and even gave us two rooms for our party (1 couple and family member) at no extra cost or anything. WiFi is great, food is good, and the pool is cold...what more could you need?! I definitely enjoyed the large amount of space we had in our rooms (in the pyramid) and the shower was a treat as well :)
All in all, a perfect place to stay!

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

The hotel is great and clean and the food is good. Manfred is a total gem. At the beginning of our trip he gave me excellent travel advice and recommendations of places to visit. I actually had to come back to Managua for a medical emergency and Manfred recommended me to an excellent facility. Definitely recommend.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

Manfred is as amazing as everyone says--maybe even more so. We had a medical situation and he went above and beyond any expectations to help us out--making a doctor's appointment for us in Managua, driving us there himself, picking up our prescription at the farmacia ... What a guy. The food at breakfast and dinner is also terrific. The dinners were among the best we've had in 6 weeks travelling through Central America. The hotel itself is a lovely little oasis in a neighbourhood somewhat remote from downtown Managua, which itself is nothing to write home about. But to repeat--for personal service, care, and security, this place is #1.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel La Pyramide
Address: Gimnasio Hercules, 1c. al sur, 1c. al este, 2 1/2 c. al sur, Managua 1234, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Managua Department > Managua
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Managua
#1 Romantic Hotel in Managua
#2 Family Hotel in Managua
#4 Business Hotel in Managua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel La Pyramide 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Having traveled quite a lot, we really do understand that a traveler would like to find in a hotel a sense of home while on the road. This is why we offer a concept that combines professional attention with a ‘home sweet home’ feelings and international standard. La Pyramide, your hotel, is located in the best zone of the capital: it’s the most safe residential area of town, while very close to the new center. ... more   less 
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